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Richest Musicians in Nigeria: Top 10 (Updated)

If you want to know the latest updated list of the richest musicians in Nigerian, you have come to the right place.

I’l be very honest with you, there really is not clear cut way to determine who is the richest musicians in Nigeria. However, being in the industry, people have a general idea of who is the most booked, how much they charge, their brand endorsement and ambassadorships, the side-businesses they have etc. This helps you have a fairly good general idea of who has what and who should make the list.

This is the list of the top ten richest musicians in Nigerians in an ascending order

10. Timaya:
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Timaya is a hard-worker who is not backing down. The plantain boy rakes in money from brand-endorsements and world-wide tours.

09.Banky W:

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From his Ebute-Metta days until now Banky W’s networth has continued to grow in leaps and bounds.

8. Tu Face Idibia:
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Tu Baba’s networth has steadily grown over the last few decades and is not slowing down.



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Flavour N’abania started his musical career as a drummer for a local church in his hometown of Enugu State but has fast grown to be a top earner in the Nigerian music industry.The brands love him, so also the girls too.

6. Olamide:



This hard-working baddo, churns out hits on a regular. He is the brain behind YBNL and like Don Jazzy is getting huge returns from his investment in the artistes he signed on.

5. Davido:

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The Omo Baba Olowo is fast becoming an olowo himself. From international tours to brand endorsements, Davido has quickly climbed the income ladder to being number 5 of the list.

4. Dbanj:

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People say his music career has slowed down considerably. This may be true but this slow growth does not translate to his networth. He is still one of the most paid artistes in Nigerian and indeed Africa. He’s positioning is superb and he also has several business including the Koko Garri business everyone knows about.

3. Don Jazzy:

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The Mavin boss who sings and produces is number 3 on the list. His sources of income span from his investments in the team members and several other businesses which churn in money on a regular basis.

2. Wizkid

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Wizkid, after firing his former manager and getting a new manager has shot up the ladder to become the second richest musician in Nigeria. He is always fully booked, has several endorsements and charges premium of everything

  1. P-Square

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    P-Square is made of the duo- Peter and Paul Okoye and thy are undoubtedly the highest paid artistes in Nigeria and considered one of the richest artistes in African by some. The brothers who happen to be from the Eastern part of Nigeria understand their audience and consistently churn out hits (and sometimes drama) that keeps them relevant and wanted at shows and by brands alike.

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